PRINCE William revealed he tested positive for coronavirus in April.
The second in line to the throne tested positive for the virus just days after his father Prince Charles. But did his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, and the couple’s three children also contract Covid-19?
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Did Kate Middleton test positive for Covid?
Kate did not test positive for Covid-19, Kensington Palace have confirmed.
Daily Mail royal correspondent Rebecca English tweeted: “KP have belatedly confirmed that Prince William did have coronavirus in April – Kate and the children did not.”
Did George, Charlotte and Louis test positive for Covid?
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, did not catch the virus from Prince Charles, when the 71-year-old was battling Covid-19.
The children spent the first lockdown at Amner Hall, Norfolk, on the Queen’s Sandringham estate but as George and Charlotte’s school in Battersea is expected to remain open during the second lockdown, the Cambridges may decide to remain in the capital.
When did Prince William test positive?
Prince William “struggled to breathe” after being struck down by Covid-19 in April.
The Duke of Cambridge kept his diagnosis a secret because he didn’t want to alarm the nation.
“William was hit pretty hard by the virus – it really knocked him for six,” a source said.
“At one stage he was struggling to breathe, so obviously everyone around him was pretty panicked.
“After seeing medics and testing positive – which was obviously quite a shock given how fit and healthy he is – William was determined it should be business as usual though.
“He was determined to fulfil his engagements.”
It’s not known whether he contracted the virus at the home in Amner Hall, Norfolk, or when he was working from Kensington Palace in London just weeks before the move.
The Duke was treated by palace doctors and followed government guidelines by self-isolating at the family home.
Remarkably, he carried out 14 telephone and video call engagements during April.
He opened the Birmingham Nightingale hospital on April 16 via video link.